9 Apr 1953
  • Submarine Croaker received the new designation SSK-246. ww2dbase [Croaker | CPC]
  • Hereditary Grand Duke Jean married Princess Joséphine-Charlotte of Belgium at the Hall of Ceremonies at the Grand Ducal Palace and the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg. ww2dbase [Jean | ]

9 Apr 1953 Interactive Map

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis

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